Solar Procurement Specialist

  1. Permanent
BBBH172541_1592323020
  1. United States
  2. Solar, Finance
US$100000.00 - US$120000.00 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Date posted16/06/2020

Partner with key internal stakeholders and drive alignment with senior management on Solar category strategy and Sourcing Plan to find and qualify supplier that align with growth ambitions across North America. Analyze spend and identify opportunity to consolidate Solar labor spend across NA business entities to create leverage, improve TCO and deliver cost savings target.

  • Ability to run cost/benefits and should costs analysis based on equipment and labor tradeoff to drive best LCOE and TCO on a project basis.
  • Track, maintain, and design standard contracts templates and supplier panel.
  • Lead competitive RFP bid for all Distributed solar projects using E Procurement tool negotiate with suppliers and manage contracts to drive value and mitigate risks.
  • Develop and implement category strategy in close cooperation with Group Category Manager Team.
  • Provide category market condition, pricing analysis, identify potential supply and demand challenges / opportunities and monitor technological advances in Solar industry and innovations in labor efficiency.
  • Responsible for creation and documentation of competitive bidding process for Solar to be used across business entities.

Qualifications

  • 4-6+ years of commercial negotiations and contracting experience with a preference for experience in construction labor, EPC procurement, and Labor contracts related to Operations and Maintenance (O&M)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering
  • Previous experience in sourcing labor or working at construction contractor is preferred
  • Experience with Procurement tools such as: SAP, Ariba or Coupa
  • Experience building and installing distributed solar
  • Experience working with various installation of rooftop racking systems and/or solar trackers is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Strategic Sourcing and Category Management

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Partner with key internal stakeholders and drive alignment with senior management on Solar category strategy and Sourcing Plan to find and qualify supplier that align with growth ambitions across North America. Analyze spend and identify opportunity to consolidate Solar labor spend across NA business entities to create leverage, improve TCO and deliver cost savings target.

  • Ability to run cost/benefits and should costs analysis based on equipment and labor tradeoff to drive best LCOE and TCO on a project basis.
  • Track, maintain, and design standard contracts templates and supplier panel.
  • Lead competitive RFP bid for all Distributed solar projects using E Procurement tool negotiate with suppliers and manage contracts to drive value and mitigate risks.
  • Develop and implement category strategy in close cooperation with Group Category Manager Team.
  • Provide category market condition, pricing analysis, identify potential supply and demand challenges / opportunities and monitor technological advances in Solar industry and innovations in labor efficiency.
  • Responsible for creation and documentation of competitive bidding process for Solar to be used across business entities.

Qualifications

  • 4-6+ years of commercial negotiations and contracting experience with a preference for experience in construction labor, EPC procurement, and Labor contracts related to Operations and Maintenance (O&M)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering
  • Previous experience in sourcing labor or working at construction contractor is preferred
  • Experience with Procurement tools such as: SAP, Ariba or Coupa
  • Experience building and installing distributed solar
  • Experience working with various installation of rooftop racking systems and/or solar trackers is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Strategic Sourcing and Category Management

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Related jobs

Options: Permanent
Location

District of Columbia

Description

Perform research and analysis on power, renewable energy, O&G and fuel markets by utilizing internal models and research.

Options: Permanent
Location

District of Columbia

Description

Perform research and analysis on power, renewable energy, O&G and fuel markets by utilizing internal models and research.

Options: Permanent
Location

District of Columbia

Description

Perform research and analysis on power, renewable energy, O&G and fuel markets by utilizing internal models and research.